Comments from the author about writing: For me, writing is simply another form of story-telling. And I have been telling stories for a long long time. My first published short story was while I was in high school, and my first novel was published when I was fifty. A lot of time practicing.
Literary awards received and date received:
- Barnes and Noble "Great New Voices" Top Three Finalist, 1997.
- FLAMINGO RISING was the Iowa Center for the Book choice to represent Iowa at the 2010 National Book Festival in Washington, DC.
- A GOOD MAN was a nominee for "Book of the Year" by the Southeastern Independent Booksellers Association in 2010.
- Inducted into the Iowa City Literary Walk of Fame in 2010.
Book Types: Fiction
Audience Types: Adult
Genre: Mystery, Realistic Fiction, Politics
Are you willing to do programs for schools, libraries, or other groups? Yes
If you are willing to do programs, will you charge a fee? No fees, but I would expect some compensation for any related travel, food, or lodging expenses.
E-mail Address: email@example.com
Author's Web site: http://redroom.com/member/larry-baker
Publisher Information: http://www.icecubepress.com/catalog/2009-releases/a-good-man
Books By This Author
- The Education of Nancy Adams, Ice Cube Press, North Liberty, IA, forthcoming 2014.
- Love and Other Delusions, Ice Cube Press, North Liberty, IA, 2012.
- A Good Man, Ice Cube Press, North Liberty, IA, 2009.
- Athens/America, First Coast Books, St. Augustine, FL, 2005.
- Flamingo Rising, Knopf, New York, 1997; Ballantine (paperback), New York, 1998.